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Re: gcc problems

At 05:32 PM 1/2/2002, Larry Hall (RFK Partners, Inc) wrote:
>At 04:41 PM 1/2/2002, Andrew Sidwell wrote:
> >>Hello all,
> >>  I'm sorry if this has been solved before, but I can't see it on the
> >>mailing list archives, so I'm guessing it's not.
> >
> ><snip>
> >
> >Here's a clarification of the error messages and what caused them:
> >
> >On a compile using GCC, a little error box with the title 'Error Starting Program' pops up, with the text, "The COLLECT2.EXE file is linked to missing export CYGWIN1.DLL:_ctype_.".
> >
> >In the Cygwin window itself, there is the message:
> >
> >gcc: installation problem, cannot exec '/usr/lib/gcc-lib/i686-pc-cygwin/2.95.3-5/collect2..exe': Permission denied.
> >
> >I'm using Win98SE, without any bcc tools, etc. installed.
> >
> >Thanks in advance,
> >--
> >Andrew Sidwell, takkaria on IRC
>How'd you manage to install gcc without binutils?  Did you use setup.exe 
>and consciously override the install of binutils (installing gcc will 
>install binutils if you tell it not to)?  If you didn't use setup.exe,


>then that's your problem.  The solution to either of these two scenarios
>is "don't do that"(tm).  The way to avoid these types of problems in 
>general is to use setup.exe and do what it tells you unless you're 
>absolutely sure that your needs aren't met by setup.exe.  If setup.exe
>won't give you what you want, you're free to proceed with any experimental
>installation that you like of course.  Unfortunately for you (perhaps),
>this list can't invest any time finding the problems in your custom 
>configuration, assuming that's what you have or were targetting.  
>Hope that helps some,
>Larry Hall                    
>RFK Partners, Inc.            
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